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You're Closer to Understanding Your First Serious Camera Than You Think

With apologies to some of our more experienced members, today we are going to reach out to people who are brand new to serious photography. Those …

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don't have to practice yoga or follow an Ayurvedic diet to benefit from Buddhist ideas (but if you do, more power to you).<p>So whether or not you …

Meditation

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A Banana Bread Recipe that You Can Actually Eat for Breakfast

There is never a wrong time to eat banana bread, and rarely a loaf we don’t love. <i>Food Network</i> host Nigella Lawson’s version, which can be found in …

The Mashed Potato Recipes You Want And Need

Dive in.<p>Side dishes are often overlooked, a mere afterthought to fill up the plate. But when sides are mashed potatoes, they are the main event. They’re are buttery and fluffy, filling and savory, and all in all wholly satisfying (so long as they aren’t made with potatoes that have been stored in …

Cooking

10 cheap eats that New Yorkers love

Our hunger for the exotic, the daring, and the artery-busting is so great that it's spawned a whole new landscape of cheap eats.<p>Joining the ranks of the $1 slice and the pastrami sandwich are crave-worthy bites like matzo meal-crusted fried chicken and sustainably caught Maine lobster rolls.<p>Keep …

Fried Chicken

The 11 Slow Cooker Mistakes That Might Be Sabotaging Your Meals

How many are you committing?<p>The slow cooker is the one appliance heralded by just about every home cook for making our lives easier. But just because it'll cook you dinner all on its own doesn't mean there aren't rules and guidelines that need to be followed for it to do its job well. Because there …

Interview With Nathan Catlin

<i>Sara Zielinski recently joined Nathan Catlin for a talk about the structures he imposes in his work, his book</i> "Animals with Insecurities," <i>and what he is working on currently. Originally from Southern California, Nathan is a painter and printmaker based in Brooklyn.</i><p><i>Snake Hunters</i>, Acrylic on canvas, …

Living Rooms

Patti Smith’s List of Favorite Books: From Rimbaud to Susan Sontag

<i>The Master and Margarita</i> by Mikhail Bulgakov<p><i>Journey to the East</i> by Hermann Hesse<p><i>The Glass Bead Game</i> by Hermann Hesse<p><i>Heart of Darkness</i> by Joseph Conrad<p>…

Literature

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The best walking tours in NYC

If you're feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of trying to see as much of New York as possible in a short time, the solution might be one of Gotham's …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

Tips for Managing Meltdowns From a Child Therapist

<b>Actively ignore.</b> Most disruptive kid behavior is attention-seeking, so your most powerful response is to withdraw your attention completely by …

50 Cheap Eats Destinations in NYC

As restaurant prices in New York City continue to soar, finding great inexpensive places becomes more of a priority — and if the food is not only delicious but also outside a diner’s previous experience, all the better. Eater critic Robert Sietsema regularly rounds up neighborhood spots and reviews …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

9 Shark Tank Business Lessons | The Art of Manliness

I don’t watch much television — with two small children and a business, I just don’t have time. But there’s one show that I DVR and watch without …

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …

8 Strategies for Meeting and Connecting with VIPs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from</i> <i>John Corcoran</i><i>.</i><p><b>Imagine for a second that you’re in an elevator.</b> The doors have just opened and the CEO of your …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

15 Battle Rope Arm Exercises: Wind Sprints for Your Arms | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to cardio, I’m one of those people who like to get it done as fast as possible. Jogging long-distance or spending thirty minutes on an …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

22 Simple Ways To Start Eating Healthier This Year

More veggies. Less junk. You can do it!

5 Street Photography Techniques

Matt Stuart is a 39-year-old London photographer who has been shooting for 18 years. His favorite types of shots are those featuring people going …

Street Photography

A Better Way to Do Pushups

3 simple tricks to perfect your form and protect your shoulders<p>I've been doing pushups since JFK discovered that Americans are out of shape. Things haven't improved, but most of us are experts on this exercise, so I rarely spend time explaining it. I was wrong.<p>Last fall, <b>Chip Conrad</b>, got me to pop …